Mobile FTIR spectrometer TruDefender FTX displays analysis result "Acrolein".

On-site identification of hazardous materials

Detects chemicals, drugs, explosives

TruDefender FTX

The TruDefender FTX perfectly complements the mobile Raman spectrometer FirstDefender RM, since it also measures dark and fluorescent substances. The head of the TruDefender is equipped with a small stamp, thus enabling easy working with flexible pushing. Powder and fluid samples are especially easy to position.





Product Highlights

  • Analyses unknown organic and inorganic solids and fluids in a matter of seconds.
  • Clear results with no need for interpretation. The database includes security notes regarding the appropriate handling of the identified substances.
  • The instrument measures solids and fluids as well as pastes, aqueous solutions and mixtures.
  • Every analysis automatically measures for mixtures.

Areas of application

Analysis of hazardous materials by:

  • Fire brigades
  • Military
  • Customs
  • Police
  • Emergency management

The TruDefender has been especially developed for on-site, harsh outdoor conditions. The ergonomic design allows for easy handling, even in protective clothing. The instruments are particularly easy to decontaminate.

Technical details

Principle of operation Non-destructive analysis via FT-IR-spectroscopy
Weight 1,41 kg
Size 22,6 cm x 11,4 cm x 5,3 cm
Spectral range 4000 – 650 cm-1
Spectral resolution 4 cm-1
Collection optics Diamond ATR crystal
Measurement time Automatic, within a few seconds
Display Easy to read colour LCD display
Data format SPC file (for standard spectroscopy software), textfile or JPEG export
Data transfer  
Transport High-strength waterproof plastic case
Operating temperature Temperature range: -20° to +40° C
Batteries Integrated lithium-ion battery, rechargeable lithium-ion battery or SureFire batteries for >4 hours of operating time
External power supply 100 - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz – power supply unit
Case Dust and splash water proof high-strength plastic case
Standard accessories High-strength waterproof carrying case
2 power supply units
Battery charger
3 SureFire batteries
SD memory card
USB card reader
Sampling accessories
Measuring head with stamp
Documentation CD

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